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Biograph Theatre (The), Chicago

Biograph Theatre (The) - Chicago, Illinois
Biograph Theatre (The)
2433 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614Map
+1 773 348 4123
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park

The Biograph Theatre is best known for its historical connection to the infamous gangster John Dillinger. It is also one of Chicago's oldest remaining neighborhood movie houses. This theater possesses many of the distinguishing characteristics of the earliest movie houses, including a simple storefront-width lobby, recessed entrance, free-standing ticket booth, and canopy marquee. Its construction typifies the first-generation movie houses whose architectural style gave legitimacy and respectability to the fledgling motion picture industry.

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